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wants Voter ID out, mail in all the time

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Voter ID bill

Governor Vetoes it

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SC refuses to entertain plea for linking of social media accounts with Aadhaar, PAN, Voter ID

IndiaTimes - Published

Kentucky lawmakers override veto of voter ID measure

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Republican lawmakers in Kentucky swept aside the Democratic governor’s veto of a bill to require the state’s residents to show a government-issued photo ID in order to vote...
Seattle Times - Published

Virginia Governor Makes Election Day A Holiday, Ends Voter ID Law

virginia governor makes election day a holiday, ends voter id law
Watch VideoThe governor of Virginia has signed bills making it easier to vote, ending a state holiday honoring two Confederate generals, as well as decriminalizing marijuana. Gov. Ralph Northam..
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Wisconsin’s Unconscionable Sham – OpEd

By Jill Richardson* Wisconsin might have just decided the November election for Trump at the expense of its own citizens’ lives. As of April 7, the state’s primary election day, there..
Eurasia Review - Published

Dems using coronavirus pandemic to launch MASSIVE effort to steal all future elections — we need national voter ID NOW

(Natural News) The Democrats operate under the political mantra, “Never let a good crisis go to waste,” which means, simply, ‘use such incidents to our advantage to push through agenda items that.. - Published

Can Vote-By-Mail Save US Elections From Coronavirus?

By Mark LaMet As millions of Americans hunker down to avoid the coronavirus, they’ve turned to technology to do business, keep in touch with family and stay somewhat social. But when it comes..
Eurasia Review - Published

Trump opposes mail-in voting, says Voter ID concept ‘real deal’

Mr. Trump’s remarks came at a time of when there is an intense debate going on in the U.S. about whether the country should prepare to conduct mail-in-voting as a backstop, in the event the..
Hindu - Published

Kentucky governor vetoes voter ID bill

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Democratic Gov. Andy Beshear on Friday vetoed a bill pushed by Republican lawmakers to require Kentucky residents to show a government-issued photo ID in order to vote. In his..
Seattle Times - Published

Social media ad controls in wholesale electoral law reform call

Law Commission steers clear of 'too political' topics such as voter ID and boundaries.
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India admits to using facial recognition to identify rioters amidst communal tensions

india admits to using facial recognition to identify rioters amidst communal tensions
Last month, when US President Donald Trump was taking photos at the Taj Mahal in India, the country’s capital was going through a turbulent time with communal riots. As the police grappled to control..
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EC moots linking Aadhaar with voter ID, Law ministry tells LS

The Law Ministry has informed the Lok Sabha that it has a proposal from the Election Commission (EC) to link the Aadhaar card with the Election Photo
Hindu - Published

Murshidabad man issued voter ID card carrying dog's photo

In a shocking incident, Sunil Karmakar, a resident of Ramnagar village in Murshidabad, was issued a voter ID card with a dog's picture on it. However, the Block Development Officer (BDO) has asserted..
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Nothing to Bark About: Indian Villager Receives Voter ID Card With Dog's Photo in West Bengal

RIA Nov. - Published

Increased Voter Protection Effort Underway In Key 2020 States

increased voter protection effort underway in key 2020 states
Watch VideoDemocrats say voter protection will be the key to electoral success in 2020. One of the places the party is focused on is North Carolina -- a key battleground state with a recent history of..
Newsy - Published

Federal judge to halt latest North Carolina voter ID law

A federal court in North Carolina announced that next week, a judge will formally block a state law requiring photo identification to vote.
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'Using a sledgehammer to crack a nut': Voter ID critics question whether plans for nationwide rollout will cause more harm than good

Opponents of the nationwide rollout of voter ID question whether the policy could prevent citizens from exercising their democratic right, writes Zoe Tidman
Independent - Published

Voter ID card sufficient proof of citizenship, rules Mumbai court

Indian Express - Published

Image, voice match to help authenticate migrant voters

EC sources had on Tuesday told TOI that the government had indicated to the poll panel that a Cabinet note was being readied proposing suitable amendments in the law to empower EC to link voter ID and..
IndiaTimes - Published

N.C. Voter ID Law Blocked For Discriminating Against African Americans

n.c. voter id law blocked for discriminating against african americans
Watch VideoAn appeals court temporarily blocked a North Carolina voter ID law Tuesday — ruling it as discriminatory against African American voters. The three-judge panel ruled the 2018 law's..
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North Carolina voter ID law blocked by appeals court as discriminatory

A North Carolina appeals court on Tuesday blocked the state’s voter identification law from going into effect, arguing it was a “discriminatory intent” to suppress black votes and should have.. - Published Also reported by •Reuters

Govt to give EC legal power to link Aadhaar and voter ID

The law ministry is working on a note to be put up before the Union Cabinet for the decision which, apart from sanitising the electoral roll, will save migrants from what amounts to..
IndiaTimes - Published

EC, Union Law Ministry officials to meet on Tuesday over linking Aadhaar card with Voter ID card

The EC is in favour of linking the Voter ID card with Aadhaar card to solve the problem of fake voter cards and has already written a letter to the Law Ministry.
Zee News - Published

Voter ID is not conclusive proof of citizenship, says Gauhati HC

An electoral photo identity card cannot be treated in isolation as conclusive proof of citizenship in the context of the Assam Accord, the Gauhati HC has said while invoking a 2016 ruling to dismiss a..
IndiaTimes - Published

North Dakota and Native American Tribes Settle Voter ID Lawsuits

Tribes had sued because the law required voters to present identification with their home's street address — which often doesn't exist on reservations. Emergency rules will broaden the ID allowed.
NPR - Published

North Dakota, tribes reach settlement over voter ID lawsuit

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota reached a proposed settlement agreement Thursday with American Indians who sued over the state’s voter ID laws, arguing they are a form of voter suppression. The..
Seattle Times - Published

Afghan national, facilitator nabbed in Varanasi for making bid to get Indian passport with fake Adhard, voter ID cards

IndiaTimes - Published

National Voters’ Day 2020 held

Youth asked to compulsorily get voter ID card and exercise their franchise
Hindu - Published

Soon, bill to link voter card with Aadhaar?

The law ministry is working on giving shape to an EC proposal to link voter ID with Aadhaar number through an amendment in the Aadhaar Act as well as Representation of the People Act.
IndiaTimes - Published

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